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The Fine Print on Our Favorite Columnists

Grammarly | Posted 06.23.2014 | Media
Grammarly

While it is by no means exhaustive, this list includes a dozen of Grammarly's favorite print journalists from the English-speaking world in honor of National Columnists Day on June 23.

Cracked, But Not Broken: Columnist John Cheese Offers Life Advice and Laughs to Readers

Alex Koenig | Posted 03.30.2014 | Entertainment
Alex Koenig

"Comedy was a shield from that. I learned at a very early age that when my dad was about to go on a rampage, if I made him laugh, he kind of left me alone."

Bedtime Wind-Down: 10 Tips for Better Zzzs

Jonathan Alpert | Posted 03.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Jonathan Alpert

Rather than convincing yourself that you're a bad sleeper, take a look and implement some of these suggestions.

Sweating a Little Blood in Indian Country

Tim Giago | Posted 01.24.2013 | Media
Tim Giago

A famous columnist once wrote, "It is easy to write a weekly column. All you have to do is sit in front of your typewriter until you sweat blood."

"Too Cuticle for Words"

Jerry Zezima | Posted 05.07.2012 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

I can just imagine the lead of my obituary: "Jerry Zezima, a longtime newspaper columnist and certified public nuisance, died yesterday of complications from a hangnail. He was 58."

"Royal Response"

Jerry Zezima | Posted 01.16.2012 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

I sent the letter to William and Kate, hoping but not really expecting to hear back. Imagine my surprise and delight when the following letter arrived in the mail recently.

An Interview with Naughty But Nice Rob

Jordana Zizmor | Posted 10.11.2011 | Entertainment
Jordana Zizmor

Reading and watching Rob Shuter is my escape from the doom and gloom of the news. I look forward to his daily "Naughty But Nice" column because he has the best celebrity scoops.

"The Weddings of the Century"

Jerry Zezima | Posted 08.29.2011 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

Prince William and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge St. James's Palace Chapel Royal, Cleveland Row London, England SW1A 1DH Dear William and Kate: I a...

"The Loan Arranger"

Jerry Zezima | Posted 06.19.2011 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

Ever since my wife and I were rejected for a home refinancing loan by our bank, which actually owns the house but kindly allows us to pay the mortgag...

Demonstrators Overthrow Al Jazeera

MP Nunan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
MP Nunan

(Doha, Qatar) - In the latest twist to the wave of protests spreading across the Middle East, demonstrators have overthrown the Al Jazeera television ...

"Home, Sweetly Appraised Home"

Jerry Zezima | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

In the nearly 13 years since my wife, Sue, and I bought our house, I have come to realize that a man's home is his hassle. That's because Sue frequen...

I Wrote a Chicago Newspaper Column for 14 Years -- Here's the Last One

Jennifer Vanasco | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Jennifer Vanasco

For 14 years, I've been telling my stories to readers of gay papers from Washington State to Washington, DC. And somehow, sharing them persuaded readers to share their own with me.

Ryan Grim

Battle Between Broder And Reid Heats Up: Broder Comments 'Mind-Boggling'

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

David Broder simply doesn't understand the way that today's Senate operates, Jim Manley concluded on Wednesday. Manley, the senior communications advi...

Canadian Columnist's Palin Joke Draws Fox News Outrage

NY Times | IAN AUSTEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Heather Mallick, an opinion columnist for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation's Web site, is known for her use of humorous exaggeration. But last we...

Do Americans Think - Or Just Act?

Logan Nakyanzi Pollard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Logan Nakyanzi Pollard

What I'm really saying is Americans are unconscious. You can see it in the verbs. This isn't a value judgment, I am just intrigued by what gets in and...